CA 98 Background Resources

Organized by David Griffeath, University of Wisconsin


CONSTRUCTIVE CELLULAR AUTOMATA THEORY

November 14 - 17, 1998
Santa Fe Institute
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jointly sponsored by SFI and the National Science Foundation


HERE IS A COLLECTION OF RESOURCES ON THE WEB
WHICH PROVIDED HELPFUL BACKGROUND FOR PARTICIPANTS IN CA98.


Primordial Soup Kitchen
Your host's extensive, searchable CA archive

PSK Kitchen Sink
Links to quality web resources on CA and complex systems, some also listed below

Cellular Automaton FAQ
A nice compilation, with an empirical slant, by Howard Gutowitz

Continuous Valued Cellular Automata for Nonlinear Wave Equations
Fermi-Pasta-Ulam schemes and CAPOW experiments, by Ostrov and Rucker

Crystalline Computation
A very readable recent survey of the theory of reversible CA by Norm Margolus

Generalized Ants
Variants of Chris Langton's virtual ants, as studied by Propp et al.

The Oscillator Problem for Conway's Life
Recent remarkable discoveries for Conway's Game by LifeList members

Patterns, Programs, and Links for Conway's Game of Life
Paul Callahan's extraordinary archive and Java engine for LifeList discoveries

Rudy Rucker's Origins of CelLab
A popular history of CA from Ulam and von Neumann through the 80s

SFI Artificial Life page
The best gateway to A-Life

Wolfram's Collected CA Papers
Empirical studies by one of the most influential CA pioneers

ZooLand
An up-to-date cross-platform guide to A-Life and CA resources on the Web


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